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    Jordan, April 25, 2018
    Qatar Airways to add three additional weekly frequencies to Amman, Jordan in May

    Qatar Airways announced that it will add three additional weekly frequencies to Amman, the capital city of Jordan, commencing 2 and 3 May 2018. The additional frequencies, which arrive just in time for the summer holiday season, will increase the airline’s weekly services to Amman to 12.

    Known for its unique blend of old and new, this bustling city is filled with restaurants, art galleries, traditional coffee shops and historic landmarks, catering to both business and leisure travellers. Amman also provides convenient access to Jordan’s many magnificent historic and natural sites, including Petra, Jerash, Wadi Rum, Aqaba and the Dead Sea.

    Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “Qatar Airways is pleased to offer three additional weekly frequencies to Amman, a city which has proven to be in high demand by our passengers. Amman is constantly welcoming more travellers from all over the world, and we are delighted to provide increased services to our passengers who wish to visit Jordan during the summer. By offering three additional flights a week between Doha and Amman, passengers can now choose from a variety of departure and arrival timings throughout the day, providing them with increased flexibility in making their summer travel plans.”

    The additional frequencies will also enable travellers from Jordan to connect seamlessly to Qatar Airways’ extensive global route network of more than 150 business and leisure destinations. Commencing on 2 May, QR400 will depart Doha at 16:40 and arrive in Amman at 19:40, with the same flight operated every Monday and Wedneday. On 3 May, QR402 will depart Doha at 08:25 and arrive in Amman at 11:25, and this will recur every Thursday.

    Travellers can visit qatarairways.com for more information and to book flights to more than 150 destinations globally.

    Qatar’s national carrier was voted Skytrax ‘Airline of the Year’ by travellers from around the world, the airline also won a raft of other major awards at the 2017 ceremony, including ‘Best Airline in the Middle East,’ ‘World’s Best Business Class’ and ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge'.

    Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 200 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA) to more than 150 destinations worldwide. Earlier this year, Qatar Airways revealed a host of forthcoming global destinations for 2018-19, in line with its expedited expansion plans, including London Gatwick and Cardiff, United Kingdom; Tallinn, Estonia; Valletta, Malta; Cebu and Davao, Philippines; Langkawi, Malaysia; Da Nang, Vietnam; Bodrum and Antalya, Turkey; Mykonos, Greece and Málaga, Spain.

    Additional daily frequency commencing 02 May

    Monday and Wednesday

    • Doha (DOH) to Amman (AMM) QR400 departs 16:40 arrives 19:40
    • Amman (AMM) to Doha (DOH) QR401 departs 21:00 arrives 23:55

    Additional daily frequency commencing 03 May
    Thursday

    • Doha (DOH) to Amman (AMM) QR402 departs 08:25 arrives 11:25
    • Amman (AMM) to Doha (DOH) QR403 departs 13:00 arrives 15:55

    Qatar Airways to Debut Award-Winning Qsuite on Shanghai Route from 15 May
    ‎Qatar Airways is also announce that its award-winning Business Class seat, Qsuite, will make its China debut on flights to Shanghai from 15 May 2018. Long known for pioneering industry firsts, Qsuite continues to redefine premium travel with its patented quad seating configuration, and is pleased to shortly be able provide Shanghai-bound travellers the opportunity to experience this new standard of luxury.

    Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “Shanghai was Qatar Airways’ first gateway to China in October 2003. It is therefore fitting that we have chosen it to introduce our award-winning Qsuite product on flights to China, further demonstrating the strength of our commitment to the Chinese market. With Qsuite, we have redefined industry norms and have truly revolutionised Business Class travel by offering passengers a First Class experience in a Business Class cabin, bringing unparalleled inflight comfort, luxury and style to our discerning customers.”

    Patented by Qatar Airways, Qsuite features the industry’s first-ever double bed available in Business Class and private cabins for up to four people with privacy panels that stow away, allowing passengers in adjoining seats to create their own private room, a first of its kind in the industry. Adjustable panels and movable TV monitors on the centre four seats allow colleagues, friends or families travelling together to transform their space into a private suite, allowing them to work, dine and socialise together. These new features provide the ultimate customisable travel experience that enables passengers to create an environment that suits their own unique needs.

    Qsuite has set a new standard in luxury travel, and is already fast collecting awards since its launch at ITB Berlin last year. Earlier this month, Qatar Airways won a Crystal Cabin Award for 'Best Cabin Concept' in recognition of Qsuite’s innovative design. The award, announced at the Aircraft Interiors Exposition that took place in Hamburg, Germany, was decided by a jury of 28 international experts to distinguish pioneering on-board innovation by airlines.

    Qatar Airways currently has 31 weekly flights to six mainland China gateways: Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Chongqing and Chengdu. Qatar Airways currently holds the title of ‘Airline of the Year’ as awarded at the prestigious 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards at the Paris Air Show, where the airline received a host of other notable accolades, including ‘Best Middle East Airline,’ ‘World’s Best Business Class’ and ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge'.

    One of the world’s fastest-growing airlines, Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 200 aircraft flying to business and leisure destinations across six continents. As part of its continued expansion plans, the airline also recently commenced service to both Chiang Mai and Pattaya, Thailand; Penang, Malaysia and Canberra, Australia. The airline plans to launch a host of new destinations in 2018-19, including London Gatwick and Cardiff, United Kingdom; Tallinn, Estonia; Valletta, Malta; Cebu and Davao, Philippines; Langkawi, Malaysia; Da Nang, Vietnam; Bodrum and Antalya, Turkey; Mykonos, Greece and Málaga, Spain.

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